Cherry Jelly Recipe

Cherry Jelly can be used in jelly sandwiches and toast. Learn how to make/prepare Cherry Jelly by following this easy recipe.
Cherry Jelly Recipe
Difficulty Average
Rating 10.0 / 10 (2 votes)
Recipe Type Veg.
  • 3-1/2 Cups cherry juice
  • 4-1/2 Cups sugar
  • 1 pkg Dry pectin
  • 1 Cup water

    For Cherry Juice:
  • 1 Gallon cherries, fully ripe
How to make Cherry Jelly:
  • Softly wash the cherries and remove the stems.
  • In a large bowl, crush cherries.
  • Add water to crushed cherries.
  • Boil them over high heat.
  • Reduce the heat and simmer for about 10 minutes.
  • Strain the juice through a cheesecloth or jelly bag.
  • Take a large pot and add cherry juice.
  • Now combine pectin with this and stir.
  • Place over high heat and stir continuously.
  • Bring it to a full rolling boil.
  • Add sugar and bring to a full rolling boil once more, keep stirring
  • Boil hard for about 1 minute.
  • Remove from the fire.
  • Remove the foam.
  • Ladle into the hot jelly jars leaving 1/4 inch headspace.

Reviews and Ratings:
kenneth miller posted 04/07/2012
I have one gallion of sweet cherry juice , how much sugar and liquid fruit pectin to use?